Bartók, BélaEasy Piano Pieces and DancesEdition no. BA 6587ISMN 9790006558018Bartók’s voluminous output for the piano contains a great many exquisite masterpieces at every level of difficulty. This collection gathers together easy to moderately difficult pieces, including a wide variety of dance forms and folk-music miniatures. Players can coax magical sounds from the instrument using a varied refinement of touch such as silently depressed keys or can even play in two keys at once (bitonality). In addition, all of this provides a stimulus for improvisation.This collection is a welcome addition to the repertoire used in music schools and private lessons and will, of course, appeal to all lovers of Bartók’s music. Besides familiar works, it also contains several that have never before been edited. Two pieces handed down as fragments have been judiciously completed by the editor. Care has been taken to provide a spacious engraving and practical page turns.- Easy to moderately difficult pieces with fingering- Ideal for teaching purposes- Several pieces edited for the first time- Spacious engraving with practical page turns·Three Romanian Folk Tunes1. Play Song2. Oh Bird with a Yellow beak!3. Dance (with a jew’s harp)Two Hungarian Folk Songs4. No. 15. No. 26. Little Dialog7. Children playing8. Children’s Song9. Quasi adagio10. Romance11. Pentatonic Song12. Song about the Magic of Christmas13. An Evening in the Countryside14.Dance of the Slovaks15. Hungarian Folk Tune16. Dance of the Bear17. Harmonics18. Melody in the Mist19. In Wallachian Style op. 9/620. Bagatelle op. 6/121. Bagatelle op. 6/622. Tombourine23. Air
Instrument : 2-3 recorders (SSA) and small percussionType : performance scoreNombre de Pages : 32The new three-language edition of this delightful little collection of French dances is intended particularly to meet the demand of practical dance pieces in music lessons. The settings are not too demanding technically and therefore perfect for primary and music schools. The accompanying percussion instruments were chosen to imitate the traditional music practice of the Renaissance and have been arranged in such a way that even children without any knowledge of music can easily play the parts. A refreshing addition to the repertoire of every small ensemble!Content : Danse - Passamezo la doulce - Tourdion - Pavane Lesqeurcarde - Bourée - Jabadao - Rigaudon - Passepied de Bretagne - Tambourin - Gavotte - Sarabande - Allemande - Estampie Royale - Gaillade Au joly boys
Playing duets enhances rhythm and overall playing because performers must really listen to play well with a partner. Catherine Rollin beautifully meshes nostalgia, romance and excitement in this charming set of duets at the intermediate level. The lively dance selections encourage students to explore interesting rhythms and chord patterns and how to balance melody and accompaniment in both parts. Teachers will also enjoy sight-reading these duets at lessons with more advanced students.
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 2 continues where Level 1B finishes. This book introduces dotted half notes and dotted quarter notes, plus intervals of 6ths, 7ths and octaves. Teaches greater movement of the hands, including crossing two over one and scalework. Students will also learn more about triads, primary chords, and blocked and broken chords. Songs Include: 18th Century Dance * Alouette * Blue Scales * Calypso Carnival * The Can-Can * Cockles and Mussels * The Galway Piper * Get Away! * Got Lotsa Rhythm * Kum-ba-yah! * Lavender´s Blue * London Bridge * Lone Star Waltz * Malaguena * Nick Nack Paddy Wack * Ode to Joy * Oh! Susanna! * On the Bridge at Avignon * Our Special Waltz * Prelude * Red River Valley * Sarasponda * Square Dance * When You Grow Up * Why Am I Blue?
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 3 introduces overlapping pedal; new time signatures 3/8 and 6/8; and the primary triads in Major and Minor keys. Concepts include: passing one under two and one under three; playing major scales in contrary motion; the chromatic scale; the minor scale. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Coordinating supplemental books for Level 3 include: Classic Themes * Composition * Duet * Ear Training * Ensemble * Fun * Hymn * Merry Christmas * Merry Christmas Ensemble * Musical Concepts * Notespeller * Patriotic Solo * Recital * Repertoire * Sight Reading * Technic * Theory and Top Hits! Solo, Christmas and Duet Book. Songs Include: Alpine Melody * Casey Jones * A Day in Vienna * Enchanted City * Fandango * Festive March * Go Down, Moses * Goodbye, Old Paint * Greensleeves * Hunting Song * Intermezzo * Light and Blue * The Major and the Minor * Make Up Your Mind! * On Top of Old Smoky * Prelude in 18th Century Style * Raisins and Almonds * La Raspa * Roman Holiday * Scarborough Fair * Scherzo * Village Dance * Waltz Pantomime
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 5 concepts include the ornaments: long appoggiatura, short appoggiatura, trill and mordent; plus arpeggios; the A Major scale; and the keys of B minor and C minor. Also introduces the playing of minuets, sonatinas, preludes and arias. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Coordinating supplemental books for Level 5 include: Classic Themes * Ear Training * Merry Christmas * Recital * Repertoire * Theory and Top Hits! Solo. Songs include: An American Hymn (Lowry) * Aria from ?The Marriage of Figaro? (Mozart) * Bagatelle (Diabelli) * Ballade (Burgmuller) * Brazilian Holiday * Loch Lomond * Magic Carpet Ride * A Miniature Overture * Minuet (Bohm) * Prelude in C Major (Bach) * Prelude in C Minor (Morovsky) * Rondeau (Mouret) * Scene from ?Swan Lake? (Tchaikovsky) * Sonata in the Style of Scarlatti * Sonatina on Three French Folk Tunes * Sonatina, Op. 36, No. 1, 1st Mvmt. (Clementi) * Spanish Dance * The Tailor?s Song * Theme (Corelli) * Variations on a Sea Chanty * A Very Special Day (Palmer)
DescriptionBook 4 expands on the related five-finger patterns learned in Book 3 to introduce the scales of C Major, A Minor, G Major and E Minor. Chord progressions in close position are also presented in each of these keys. Syncopated rhythms, syncopated pedalling and opposing articulations between the hands create performances with style, colour, and texture. The package includes both a Piano Lessons book and CD featuring wonderful tracks to accompany the student during practice and performance.SonglistAll The Pretty Little HorsesAllegro [Gurlitt, Cornelius]Allegro [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]Blues For A Count [Berr, Bruce]Doo Wop Ditty [Keveren, Phillip]Etude [Schytte, Ludwig]Jig [Kern, Fred]Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho [Keveren, Phillip]Longing [Kreader, Barbara]On The Prowl [Keveren, Phillip]Presto [Benda, George A.]Ready To Rock [Keveren, Phillip]Relay Race [Czerny , Carl]Rhapsody [Linn, Jennifer]Ribbons [Kern, Fred]Rustic Dance [Kreader, Barbara]Spanish Dance [Clementi, Muzio]Starry Night [Taranta, Italo]The Bass Singer [Schytte, Ludwig]True Blues [Boyd, Bill]Two - Four - Six - Eight [Boyd, Bill]Wandering [Kern, Fred]
DescriptionIn Piano Lessons Book 5, students are introduced to sixteenth notes in various rhythm patterns. The wide variety of student selections includes 3 folk, 4 jazz, 13 classical and 8 contemporary original pieces. Scales (in both 8th and 16th note patterns) with their cadences are presented in five major and five minor keys. Root, 1st inversion, 2nd inversion, and open position chords for each key centre are introduced. This package includes both a Piano Lessons Book and CD featuring wonderful tracks to accompany the student during practice or performance. SonglistA Minor Contribution [Boyd, Bill]A Whispered Promise [Keveren, Phillip]Allegro [Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus]Arabesque [Burgmuller, Fredrich]Bethena [Joplin, Scott]Bouncing Back [Keverin, Phillip]Canon In D T.337 [Pachelbel, Johann]Cartoon Villain [Keveren, Phillip]Curtain Call [Keveren, Phillip]Everybody´s Blues [Boyd, Bill]Fantasia [Telemann, Georg Philipp]German Dance [Beethoven, Ludwig Van]Gypsy Song [Reinhold, Hugo]Innocence [Burgmuller, Fredrich]Inspector Hound Returns [Keveren, Phillip]Michael, Row The Boat AshoreMinuet In G Minor [Bach, Anna Magdalena]Nothing Could Be Finer Than Minor [Boyd, Bill]Prelude [Concone, Giuseppe]Romance In B Minor [Keveren, Phillip]Scherzino [Maykapar, Samuel]Simple GiftsSpinning A Yarn [Keveren, Phillip]The Bear [Rebikoff, Vladimir]The Clown [Rebikov, Vladimir]The Kind Cuckoo [Couperin, Francois]Wade In The Water [Kern, Fred]Windmill [Keveren, Philip]
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 4 concepts include: tarantellas; eighth note triplets; arpeggiated chords; first and second inversion triads in C; triads in all positions; major scales in parallel motion; two-part writing; seventh chords and inversions of seventh chords; E harmonic minor scale in contrary motion; primary chords in E minor; sixteenth notes; dotted eighth notes; primary chords in B-flat Major and G Minor; repeated-note warm-ups; and harmonic minor scales in parallel motion. For reinforcement of each principle as it is introduced, supplementary material is carefully coordinated, page for page, at each level of instruction. Coordinating supplemental books for Level 4 include: Classic Themes * Duet * Ear Training * Merry Christmas * Musical Concepts * Recital * Repertoire * Sight Reading * Technic * Theory and Top Hits! Solo, Christmas and Duet books. Songs include: America the Beautiful (Ward) * The Battle Hymn of the Republic (Steffe-Howe) * Black Forest Polka * Blow, Winds, Blow! * Calypso Holiday! * Comedians´ Dance (Kabelevsky) * Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) * Gypsy Dance * Haunted House * He´s Got the Whole World in His Hands * The Hokey-Pokey * The House of the Rising Sun * The Magic Piper * Musette (Bach) * Olympic Procession * Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 (Elgar)* Prelude in A Minor * Space Shuttle Blues * Spinning Wheel * Swingin´ Sevenths * Tarentella * Waltz in G Minor * Waves of the Danube (Ivanovici)
This book begins with an extensive review of the chords and keys previously studied, using fresh and interesting material that will provide enjoyment as well as reinforcement. Particularly noteworthy is the systematic presentation of chords in all positions in both hands. Titles: America the Beautiful * Arkansas Traveler * The Battle Hymn of the Republic * Black is the Color of My True Love´s Hair * Brahms Lullaby * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Deep River * Down in the Valley * Farewell to Thee (Aloha Oe) * Fascination * A Festive Rondeau * Frankie and Johnnie * The Hokey-Pokey * The House of the Rising Sun * Introduction and Dance * La Cucaracha * La Donna E Mobile * La Raspa * Light and Blue * Loch Lomond * Lonesome Road * The Marriage of Figaro * Morning Has Broken * Musetta´s Waltz * Musette * Night Song * Nobody Knows the Trouble I´ve Seen * Polyvetsian Dances * Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 * The Riddle * Rock-a My Soul * Roman Holiday * Sakura * Scherzo * Space Shuttle Blues * Swingin´ Sevenths * Theme from Symphony No. 6 (Tchaikovsky) * Tumbalalaika * Village Dance * Waves of the Danube * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * You´re in My Heart